Fact sheet: Morg Stnly GblBalRskCtrl

Fund information
Fund name
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control B EUR
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Andrew Harmstonesince 02/11/2011
  • Manfred Huisince 02/11/2011
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive level of total return by managing a broad asset mix within a targeted risk range of 4-10%, which is subject to change. The fund invests primarily in equities, fixed income, commodity-linked investments and cash. Among the Fund’s investments are actively-managed mutual funds, including those managed by MSIM, ETFs and index futures.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
Mixed
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.3%
1 Year rank in sector
115/132
Sector
FO Mixed Asset - Balanced
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
3.39%
Fund size
£2,300m (£1,900m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
58
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Not Specified42%
    Europe15.2%
    Global Emerging Markets14%
    Japan12.7%
    North America12.5%
  • Fixed Interest42%
    Financials10.5%
    Information Technology9.9%
    Consumer Discretionary9%
    Industrials7.2%
  • Global Fixed Interest42%
    European Equities15.2%
    Global Emerging Market Equities14%
    Japanese Equities12.7%
    North American Equities12.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.1%3.5%4.1%3.3%15.6%-
Sector0.3%4.4%5.6%7.1%11.7%29%
Rank within sector74 / 14485 / 13890 / 137115 / 13231 / 111-
Quartile3rd3rd3rd4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund2.8%3%6.8%8.4%9.6%
Sector4.6%-0.3%4.7%7.5%7.6%
Rank within sector84 / 13426 / 12534 / 11556 / 10431 / 93
Quartile3rd1st2nd3rd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
2.35
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.8
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.4
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
5.99
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
4.06
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.35
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.57
Price movement
52 week high34.28
52 week low31.35
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price33.99
Region
1Not Specified42.01%
2Europe15.18%
3Global Emerging Markets13.97%
4Japan12.67%
5North America12.52%
6Money Market2.5%
7Asia Pacific ex Japan1.15%
Industry sector
1Fixed Interest42%
2Financials10.51%
3Information Technology9.9%
4Consumer Discretionary9.03%
5Industrials7.18%
6Consumer Staples5.71%
7Health Care3.87%
8Materials2.81%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents2.5%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest42.01%
2European Equities15.18%
3Global Emerging Market Equities13.97%
4Japanese Equities12.67%
5North American Equities12.52%
6Cash & Cash Equivalents2.5%
7Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities1.15%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
Morgan Stanley
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive level of total return by managing a broad asset mix within a targeted risk range of 4-10%, which is subject to change. The fund invests primarily in equities, fixed income, commodity-linked investments and cash. Among the Fund’s investments are actively-managed mutual funds, including those managed by MSIM, ETFs and index futures.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
Mixed
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Andrew Harmstone02/11/2011Andrew is a portfolio manager for the Global Asset Allocation team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has 30 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining the Firm, Andrew worked at Bear Stearns as head of European Equity Quantitative Research. Previously, he headed European Equity Derivatives and Quantitative Research at Lehman Brothers. While at Lehman, Andrew was voted first place in Derivatives Research in Europe in the 2004 Institutional Investor survey. Andrew has also worked as the head of Product Development at Credit Suisse and had held various positions including the European head of Structured Derivatives and US head of the Futures and Options Group at JP Morgan Investment Management. He was also consultant to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms investigating the 1987 Market Break. Andrew received a MA in business economics from University of Pennsylvania, U.S. and a BA (Honors) in economics from University of Wisconsin.
Manfred Hui02/11/2011Manfred is a member of the Global Tactical Asset Allocation team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 and has five years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Manfred worked for the market risk team at Dresdner Kleinwort. Manfred received a B.Sc. in computer science from King's College London University and a M.Sc. in finance from Hong Kong University. He is a CFA charterholder.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control A EUR
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price35.67
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0IPM
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control A EUR USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price40.01
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0IPO
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control AH USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.43%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.48%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price28.11
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFMFE
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control B EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price33.99
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0IPP
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control B EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.39%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.44%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price38.13
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0IPR
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control C EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.14%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price31.7
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI0BS
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control C EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.09%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.14%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price35.56
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI0BT
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control CH USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.13%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.18%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price26.14
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFWWH
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control IH USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.16%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price25.25
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFT8N
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control Z EUR
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price36.36
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0P0W
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control Z EUR USD
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.12%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.16%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price40.78
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code0P0X
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Risk Control ZH3 COP USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.7
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/07/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFQVX
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